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Proactive Management of AFib: Prevention and Early Identification

Proactive Management of AFib: Prevention and Early Identification

Proactive Management of AFib: Prevention and Early Identification

Eileen Handberg PhD, ARNP, BC, FAHA, FACC
Eileen Handberg PhD, ARNP, BC, FAHA, FACC
on behalf of Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association

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Launch date: 03 Jan 2018
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Last updated: 23 Aug 2018

Reference: 185855

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

It can be challenging to work with patients to treat atrial fibrillation. Get tips for how to talk to patients about their diagnosis and risk and learn about treatment options available in this on-demand CE course.

Objectives

On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Identify risk factors for the development of AFib

2. List the benefits of early detection of atrial fibrillation

3. Contrast the relative impact of rate versus rhythm management on long-term outcomes in non-valvular AFib

4. Summarize the role of ablation in the treatment of AFib.
Eileen Handberg PhD, ARNP, BC, FAHA, FACC

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Eileen Handberg PhD, ARNP, BC, FAHA, FACC
on behalf of Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association

Dr. Handberg is a Research Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Program in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. She also serves the University as an Institutional Review Board member, and representative on the College of Medicine Continuing Medical Education committee. She is an Adult Nurse Practitioner and has an outpatient practice, and manages research patient care. She is program Director for the practitioner competency assessment program Florida CARES, one of only 7 Assessment Centers in the US.

An active member and current Trustee of the American College of Cardiology, Dr. Handberg serves on several committees including the ACC Scientific Sessions planning committee, PC3, Compensation, Metabolic Work Group, and is a member of the CV Team Council leadership group. She is the co-director of the ACC Core Curriculum for the Cardiovascular Clinician program, and served as co-chair of the Team-Based Work Group. She has served on several Presidential appointed committees including the search committee for the JACC Editor, and CEO search committee. She was the past Chair of the Nurse Education Committee, and has served on the Accreditation, BPQI committees and Anticoagulation Task Force. In 2009 she qualified for the designation FACC and was the first nurse (CCA) to achieve this recognition. Additionally she is a member of the American Heart Association’s Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA), and is program director for the Vascular Biology Working Group (VBWG). She has contributed to over 90 articles, featured in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, JAMA, Circulation, and the Journal of Women’s Health, among others.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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